Stelis amphigena O.Duque 2010

Plant and flowers

Type Drawing Photos/Drawing by © Duque and The Epidendra Website

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Common Name The Doubtful Parentage Stelis

Flower Size diminutuive

Found in Antioquia Colombia at elevations around 450 meters as a small sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with slender, erect ramicauls with tubular sheath above the middle and 2 to 3 others at the base and carrying a single, erect, coriaceous, striped beneath, narrowly elliptical, subobtuse and tridenticulate, cuneate below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the late spring on a 1 to 2, erect, distichous, to 4 to 5" [10 to 12.5 cm] long including the .4” [1 cm] long peduncle, mostly simultaneously many flowered inflorescence arising through a spathe from an annulus below the apex of the ramicaul and has short, imbricate, infundibular floral bracts.

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References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orquideología 27(1):5 Duque 2010 drawing fide

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